Jacob Tremblay, Ryan Gosling among Canadians to present at Oscars
Jacob Tremblay poses in the press room with the award for best young actor/actress for "Room" at the 21st annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
The Canadian Press
Published Friday, January 29, 2016 7:10AM EST
LOS ANGELES - Vancouver rising star Jacob Tremblay will present at next month's Academy Awards.
The nine-year-old actor has been a Hollywood fixture lately with raves for his gripping performance in "Room" and his charming speech at the Critics' Choice Awards.
Toronto R&B star the Weeknd and actor Ryan Gosling of London, Ont., are among the other performers and presenters lined up for the show on Feb. 28.
Others slated to take to the stage include Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Charlize Theron, and Pharrell Williams.
Chris Rock will host the 88th Oscars, which will air on ABC and CTV from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
"Room" has four Oscar nominations, including one for best picture, while the Weeknd has one for best original song for "Earned It."